Great article on the decision to keep the M2 in service via upgrades. If it ain't broke, don't fix it! (In this case, just upgrade it)
The USPS has a program for military family members and friends to supply them with packaging materials to send packages to troops overseas. If you call 1-800-610-8734 and select option # 1, ask them for the "Military pack" they will send you boxes, tape, packaging materials and labels.
Sad day in Armor history: Fort Knox Armor School cased their colors for the move to Fort Benning. Fort Knox is still synonymous with U.S. Army tankers as far as this page is concerned.
3rd Battalion 15th Infantry Regiment and the rest of 4th Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division will be returning home from their tour in Iraq soon. Welcome home China Battalion! That stellar NCO getting a well-deserved Bronze Star looks familiar...
Congrats to Adrian Gennusa, former Armor Officer in 4-64, for being among the 10 winners of the New York Giants ticket contest. His photo (of him in front of his tank with Giant's gear) will appear on a 2011 Giants Game ticket. Congrats, Blue 1 Ancient. Think you might need to throw a pic of you in some Giant's swag and the tank up...
Hats off to JSOC and Navy DEVGRU for putting a bullet in Osama Bin Laden's head. Still, it would have been much better to just combat-land a couple C-17s with a few platoons of Abrams to level the house. Just sayin'
General Dynamics Land Systems site mentioned in the article below.